Winners decided as national U-19 tournaments wind up in Napier

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Birkenhead United, Hibiscus Coast and Christchurch United have taken the honours at the 2023 national U-19 men’s and women’s tournaments in Napier.

In the main men’s competition, Birkenhead won the tournament for the sixth time — the most of any club since the tournaments began in 1977 — when they beat Petone 1-0 in the final.

Main photo: Birkenhead United … winners at Napier 2023. Photo credit: Nigel Morgan / Birkenhead United social media.

Hibiscus Coast … winners of the women’s tournament. Photo credit: Hibiscus Coast AFC social media.

Hibiscus Coast won the women’s tournament for the first time, beating Auckland United 2-1 in their final.

In the men’s satellite tournament, Christchurch United won the final 3-0 against North Shore United.

Christchurch United won the men’s Satellite Tournament. Photo credit: Christchurch United social media.

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Games played on Monday October 23, 2023

Main tournament (men)


Birkenhead United 1
Miramar Rangers 0

Northland 0
Petone 2


Birkenhead United 1
Petone 0

Satellite tournament (men)


Wellington Phoenix 3
North Shore United 4

Nelson Suburbs 0
Christchurch United 2


North Shore United 0
Christchurch United 3

Women’s tournament


Auckland United 1
Hamilton Wanderers 0

Hibiscus Coast 1
Western Springs 0


Auckland United 1
Hibiscus Coast 2

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